Introduction to the Periodic Table

Just finished reading The Disappearing Spoon* for the second time.  Fascinating history of the periodic table.  I have learned so much about the periodic table!  I’m preparing to teach some basic chemistry to my children next semester and I needed to study for myself. I would like to share some of what I have learned and

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Atoms and Elements – Activities

Learning Chemistry is tough.  Teaching Chemisty is tough.  How do we explain chemistry concepts to elementary students?  It’s difficult to explain that which is to small to see.  We found a few craft ideas to help us to understand the make up of atoms.  Let’s get started! We printed out these element worksheets from Half